Infectious disease: Gastrointestinal tract: Typhoid

01 September 2011
Presented by Sebastian Lucas.

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An 1864 autopsy specimen from a 36 year old man admitted for stricture of the urethra. When about to be discharged, after a week's treatment, he was suddenly seized with vomiting and collapse and died in seven hours. Faecal peritonitis was found at post mortem.

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